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You can transfer AMEX Or Citi points to Qantas at a 1:1 ratio, Barclays points at a 1.4:1 ratio, Capital One points at a 2:1.5 ratio, or Marriott points to Qantas at a 60K:25K ratio.

Qantas doesn’t charge fuel surcharges for El Al flights.
Infants are free (besides taxes). They also get a regular checked baggage allowance of 23 kg.

QF runs regular transfer bonus promos. Be sure to transfer 500 points into your account and opt in for emails to get targeted.

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Flights are bookable from NYC, BOS, MIA, and LAX.

SMS is the easiest way to contact Qantas. The number is 1-478-772-6827. This can be used for airports that are unavailable online.

NYC-TLV is 37.8k points each way in Y, 63k in premium economy and 78k in J.
On 9/18/19 premium economy will be going up to 70.8k and J will be going up to 90k (each way).
Cancellation fee is 6k points.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1155 on: January 20, 2020, 05:45:38 PM »
Is it just me?
Every time I try to log into my Qantas account, it freezes. I haven't been able to log in for like two weeks.
I tried different browsers and I tried different computers. Nothing works.

Anyone else get this?
You Probably entered a wrong password more than once and they blocked your account. So either call them up or try resetting your password.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1156 on: January 26, 2020, 06:19:01 PM »
2 pax booked on LY using QF miles, would like to change the flight for 1 pax, is it possible to cancel/change just 1 pax if 2 pax on a reservation?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1157 on: January 26, 2020, 06:21:18 PM »
2 pax booked on LY using QF miles, would like to change the flight for 1 pax, is it possible to cancel/change just 1 pax if 2 pax on a reservation?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1158 on: January 26, 2020, 06:22:16 PM »
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1159 on: January 26, 2020, 06:30:32 PM »

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1160 on: January 27, 2020, 12:32:32 AM »
2 pax booked on LY using QF miles, would like to change the flight for 1 pax, is it possible to cancel/change just 1 pax if 2 pax on a reservation?

You can also do it online by splitting the reservation and then changing the one you want to change. 

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1161 on: January 27, 2020, 08:13:55 AM »
You can also do it online by splitting the reservation and then changing the one you want to change.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1162 on: January 27, 2020, 09:43:30 AM »
No.

Yes. I did it myself with my own reservation. Had multiple passengers on one record, split online whoever I wanted to change and did the change after the split.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1163 on: January 27, 2020, 10:03:20 AM »
Yes. I did it myself with my own reservation. Had multiple passengers on one record, split online whoever I wanted to change and did the change after the split.
You made a LY change online?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1164 on: January 27, 2020, 11:54:38 AM »
Help needed if possible. Trying to book an Elal roundrip business class from ORD to TLV in August. It's proving very difficult if not impossible. The Qantas website doesn't allow you to check or book from ORD. Tried using Elal's horrible mess of a website to check award availability and their dates are off. It literally makes it impossible because when qantas says (via text) that there is no availability on certain flights, I don't know how hard I should push back because the info from Elal's website is wrong.

Any advice? Looking for 2 tickets on for Tuesday August 11th LY24 and returning Monday August 17th LY23

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1165 on: January 27, 2020, 12:35:16 PM »
Help needed if possible. Trying to book an Elal roundrip business class from ORD to TLV in August. It's proving very difficult if not impossible. The Qantas website doesn't allow you to check or book from ORD. Tried using Elal's horrible mess of a website to check award availability and their dates are off. It literally makes it impossible because when qantas says (via text) that there is no availability on certain flights, I don't know how hard I should push back because the info from Elal's website is wrong.

If they are telling you via text that there is no availability then 99% there is NO availability.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1166 on: January 27, 2020, 01:05:03 PM »
If they are telling you via text that there is no availability then 99% there is NO availability.

Got it, Thanks.

 It's just so frustrating because it shows as available on elals site. And I have to keep checking each day via sms to see if it opens up since there is no way to check on the Qantas site.



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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1167 on: January 27, 2020, 01:12:13 PM »
Got it, Thanks.

 It's just so frustrating because it shows as available on elals site. And I have to keep checking each day via sms to see if it opens up since there is no way to check on the Qantas site.
Elal gives extra availability to their own members (Or blocks awards from partners) Whatever you see available online through QF is usually what they can book 

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1168 on: January 27, 2020, 01:32:28 PM »
Elal gives extra availability to their own members (Or blocks awards from partners) Whatever you see available online through QF is usually what they can book 

Problem is I can't see what is available online through QF. It doesn't show the direct flights from ORD on their site.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1169 on: January 27, 2020, 01:35:16 PM »
Problem is I can't see what is available online through QF. It doesn't show the direct flights from ORD on their site.
try XXX-TLV any city that could connect through ORD
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